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Lot 4164: Four Antique European Pistols

Auction Date: October 8, 2021

Four Antique European Pistols

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,100 - $1,600

A) Engraved and Carved European Flintlock Horse Pistol

Manufacturer: European
Model: Flintlock
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 60
Barrel: 12 1/2 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 241
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

B) London Constable Marked Flintlock Pistol

Manufacturer: English
Model: Flintlock Pistol
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 70
Barrel: 9 1/8 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 241
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

"CONSTABLE" marked lock, "LONDON" marked on top of barrel. London proofed. Ramrod absent.

C) Buckmaster Marked Percussion Pistol

Manufacturer: European
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 66
Barrel: 9 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 241
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

"BUCKMASTER" marked lock.

D) London Barnett Marked Percussion Pistol

Manufacturer: British
Model: Flintlock Pistol
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 57
Barrel: 5 7/8 inch round
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 241
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"BARNETT/MINORIES/LONDON" marked lock.

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